“There’s always a bit of that chemical mess at the edge…something that you crop off. I enjoy trying to make something out of the unwanted thing and go deeper into the disaster.” —Mariah Robertson
In a new film from the ART21 New York Close Up series, artist Mariah Robertson experiments with photographic chemistry in her Brooklyn darkroom, leading to a striking series of colorful cameraless abstractions.
IMAGES: Production stills from the ART21 New York Close Up film, Mariah Robertson’s Chemical Reactions. © ART21, Inc. 2014.